Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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WGUS86 KSTO 270014
FLSSTO

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
514 PM PDT FRI SEP 26 2014

CAC095-270215-
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SOLANO CA-
514 PM PDT FRI SEP 26 2014

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING OF
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM PDT FOR SOUTHERN
SOLANO COUNTY...

AT 509 PM PDT INDICATES THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN FROM THE
HIGHLANDS ABOVE ROCKVILLE AND FAIRFIELD TO ROCKVILLE. RADAR
ESTIMATES UP TO 2.50 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST THREE HOURS.
STREAMS FLOWING FROM THE HILLS INTO ROCKVILLE AND FAIRFIELD WILL
HAVE INCREASED FLOWS. SPECIFICALLY...THE GREEN VALLEY CREEK AND WILD
HORSE CREEK WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT FLOWS AROUND GREENS VALLEY. VERY
HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR IN GREEN VALLEY AND ROCKVILLE OVER THE NEXT
HOUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3831 12221 3832 12219 3832 12214 3823 12173
      3810 12177 3819 12222 3826 12222

$$

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